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The club

James Puckle

The club

or, a grey-cap for a green head. Containing maxims, advice, and cautions. Being a dialogue between a father and son. ...

by James Puckle

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Published by printed for Peter Wilson in Dublin .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[20],188,[8]p.,plate
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20792954M


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